Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Also Known As: Giatsint-B and M-1976
Parent System: 2A36
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1976
Total Production: ?
Description: 2A36 Giatsint-B is a 152mm 49-caliber towed howitzer featuring a maximum range of 27 kilometers firing conventional projectiles or 40 kilometers with rocket-assisted projectiles. It was introduced by the Soviet Army in the mid-1970s being called the M-1976 by American Intelligence. 2A36 gun is compatible with High Explosive (HE), incendiary, semi-active laser-guided, nuclear or chemical ammunition. Its maximum rate of fire is six rounds per minute dropping to only one per minute for sustained rate of fire.
Main Gun Caliber: 152 millimeter
Main Gun Max Range: 40,000 meter
Max Rate of Fire: 6 roundperminute
Sustained Rate of Fire: 1 roundperminute
SetUp Time: 5 minute (300 second)
Max Weight: 9,800 kilogram
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Meters per Second (mps) Kilometers per Hour (kph) Knot (kt) Miles per Hour (mph)
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